MUSIC AT WOODMERE: Spring & Summer 2013
Tickets can be purchased online up to 11:59 p.m. the day before event. Tickets available at the doors an hour before the event. Tickets NOT available by phone. No reserved seating. For more information call 215-247-0476. During the Sunday classical concerts, the Kuch and del Bueno Galleries are closed from 3-4:30 p.m.
Parking is available at Woodmere Art Museum. Please do not park on Bells Mill Rd.
** Pre-purchased tickets only guarantee admission to Music at Woodmere performances. It does not guarantee seating. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Friday Night Jazz
6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m. | $20 ($10 members, children under 12: Free) | Wine served
Song Sung Book: Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Richard Rodgers
Jill Salkin brings Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Richard Rodgers to the Woodmere Art Museum as she revisits some of the great songs of these composers such as: “I Got Rhythm,” “Summertime,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Night and Day,” and “My Romance.”
Musica Caliente: Johnny Cruz
Johnny Cruz and his Latin Ensemble put Salsa in the music and explore the rhythms and tunes like “Oye Como Va”, “El Cantante”, and “Cuarte de Tula”, making this one of the hardest sounds to listen to from your seat.
Swingin’ Gypsy Style with The Hot Club of Philadelphia
This band brings Django and all the hot sounds of gypsy jazz to the bandstand. Guitars, banjos, clarinets, and vocals make this a musical stew worth savoring. Playing some Django favorites like: “Bistro Fada”, “Exactly Like You”, “Minor Swing”, “Muages”, and more.
Summer Sunshine: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder
This talented composer, musician, producer, and musical philosopher contributed greatly to the world of music. The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble with special guest artists pay tribute to Stevie Wonder by performing some of his memorable contributions to the American songbook. Songs such as: “You are the Sunshine of My Life”, “My Cherie Amour”, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”, “You and I”, and “Ribbon in the Sky”.
Dexter Gordon: The Hardest Bopper
Join Dexter Gordon’s widow in this tribute to one of the most prominent sax men on the jazz scene in the fifties and sixties. This will be a “blowing session” that confirms how he influenced many of the greats like John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Stan Getz, etc. Sax man Umar Raheem will take us to the “Gordon” with some of Dexter’s signature pieces like: “Willow Weep for Me”, “My Romance”, “Scrapple from the Apple”, and “Love For Sale”.
* Offered in partnership with the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, 2013
Classic Sundays: Opera, Chamber, & Classical
Sundays, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | $20 ($10 members)
Light refreshments served. Performance and “get to know the artist” reception.
During the Sunday classical concerts the Kuch and del Bueno Galleries are closed from 3-4:30 p.m.
Our Classic Sunday series will resume in the fall of 2013
For more information about Music at Woodmere contact Noel Butcher Hanley at firstname.lastname@example.org.